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Glass by Maha Al Mazrou

November 28, 2011 by

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We grow up in a world that has a tendency to stomp out every hint of individuality in its inhabitants, turning them into brainless androids that are oblivious to everything around them as they become immersed more and more into the growing world state. This harum-scarum world is where common sense has yet to be defined, where […]

Glass by Reem AlShaikh

November 28, 2011 by

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Tears rolling down forever Fall to catch your desperation Let it out Do it all So when you fall Nothing seems so sweet Its hard, bitter, better, Stone cold defeat And at the bottom of it all say you’re no fool, but a hero Plunking the hair at the back of necks Sending chills down […]

Glass by Ayya Al Badr

November 28, 2011 by

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She ran her fingers along the smooth surface, mimicking his actions from behind the wall. His face was but inches away from hers, and she could clearly see his eyes, his gaze burning into her. She moved her lips closer to his, their breaths fogging up the reflection of their faces almost touching. She looked […]

Glass by 7ala Abdullah

November 16, 2011 by

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You say you’d like to buy a time machine and replay that year all over again. You say you’d do it all over and over, until it’s over, until it’s really, really over; until you no longer get the urge to lay your head on grassy landscapes just to look for my face in the […]

Glass by Meshael Al Blehed

November 15, 2011 by

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I’m trapped in glass. Squeezed into a sheet of heat-processed sand no more than half an inch thick. The thought depresses me. I can see you. From my bedroom window, I can see you alone in my bed. I see how you cry yourself to sleep these days. Please stop making me feel guilty. I […]

Glass by Nora Alfie

November 15, 2011 by

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The smoke from your cigarette is forming shapes, you imagine make believe characters of your own. Headlights of cars passing by are forming shadows on the wall.   The ticking clock disturbs you.You are your own brain’s little tricks. Your chapters are a colliding mess.   Your secrets are just time vessels. You inject yourself […]

Glass by Najood Al Terkawi

November 15, 2011 by

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I am made of glass   Every now and then, two unlikely things collaborate to create a work of art. Sand and heat: two elements of the earth, mesh together and a new entity is born; glass. This sheer body can be broken, shattered, carved, or framed. It can be manipulated into any shape or […]